New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what's needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.
What happens when a service that's meant to keep you safe in your home massively let's you down in ways that leaves you feeling scared to enter your own home! I have so many emotions to process anger, disappointment, frustrated, violated, lied too, scared my list is endless and I don't know how to stop … Continue reading A service that has massively failed me.
It's been over a year in the making but we finely made it, as of the 7th January I set a new milestone in my life living with Muscular Dystrophy. It's only ever been hubby and I battling though learning and adjusting as my condition gradually progressives as the years go by. I have a … Continue reading Setting new milestone with a personal assistant.
Having a form of Muscular Dystrophy a muscle wasting disorder your always on the look out for new things that will help the many different issues you face day-to-day like sleeping, breathing, relaxing. and as my friend Carrie only said to me this week 'we need all the help we can get!'. I'll admit, I'd … Continue reading Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamp
Rejections; an emotion that's never top of our list to feel. You have all kinds of rejections from a job you wanted but didn't get to a partner or friend, then the rejection I'm feeling from a parent. No matter what type of rejection it is it's never easy. I don't know if it's just … Continue reading The feeling of rejection!
Ho Ho Ho!! It's never too late to get those last minute gift's, I have searched high and low online for a few gift ideas his & hers of course all under £10. So here we have it! Baylis & Harding - Rose Prosecco Fizz Hand Cream Gift Set For the prosecco loves. This trio … Continue reading Christmas gift guide under £10.
Elderly and vulnerable people are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds for overpriced mobility aids. - Quote by BBC Rogue Traders Trying before you buy - wouldn't we all love to do this with everything we wanted to buy; This is just what some companies offer the vulnerable, staying in the comfort of your … Continue reading The hard sell – A salesman’s pitch to the elderly & vulnerable!
Is it just me or is this year flying by?? IT’S OCTOBER.... Crazy right?! As much as I love summer I do get a little excited about the Autumn months it will always be one of my favourite seasons, not because of the colder weather change and early darker nights.but because It’s just so beautiful. … Continue reading 16 things I love about October!
I've always said I'm not defined by my Wheelchair - now I've not changed my mind I still feel the same way. But, I was reading something the other day on Identities and it got me thinking about just how I identify myself and what my identity means to me. My identity is important to … Continue reading My disability, how does it define me, being me!
When your Disabled there's certain things you see and hear people say like 'Oh <insert persons name here> is so lovely despite their disability'. As someone who identifies themselves as being disabled, that one word, 'despite' kinda makes me a little crazy. Why can't we just be lovely? What does anyone's disability have to do … Continue reading 10 reason I’m pretty awesome because of my disability – not despite it!